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ELOCUTIONIST:

A SELECTION OF PIECES

IN

Prose and Werse,

TO EXEMPLIFY

THE ART OF READING;

Accompanied with
EXERCISES AND NOTES,

And preceded by
AN INTRODUCTION,

CONTAINING A NEW VIEW OF THE CAUSE OF INFLECPION

From which Mr. Walker's System of Rules

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IS SHOWN TO BE ERRONEOUS,

BY JOHN WHITE, A.M.

TEACHER OF ELOCUTION, GRAMMAR, ETC. ABERDEEN.

ABERDEEN:
PRINTED FOR G. CLARK; J. THOMSON, EDINBURGH ;
ROBERTSON & ATKINSON, GLASGOW; AND

LONGMAN & co. LONDON.

M. DCCC. XXVI.

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to you.

I BEG leave to dedicate this Compilation

For the satisfaction of the inquisitive, I say that, respect for your character and opinions, the instruction and pleasure which I have derived from your Works, your attention to Education in general, and to Elocution in particular, your desire to give every literary subject a candid hearing, are the motives which have urged me to trespass upon your attention.

Had it been a work of much greater importance than it really can pretend to be, I should in so far have derived an additional pleasure in subscribing myself,

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